Dear EarthTalk: Lead was long ago phased out of automobile gasoline, but it is still in aviation fuel and is now the largest source of lead emissions in the U.S. What’s being done? — L. Eber, Rye, NY
STATE – While Gov. Chris Christie travels across the state on his “New Jersey Comeback” town hall tour, economic reports continue to challenge the idea that the Garden State’s economy is improving.
NEW BRUNSWICK–Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has earned the highest grade for safety according to a report issued this week by the Leapfrog Group, an independent, national non-profit organization which consists of a blue ribbon panel of employer purchasers of health care and national experts on patient safety.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership, Inc., have announced that the borough will be hosting its second annual Battle of the Bands live musical competition on Aug. 18 at Carteret Waterfront Park.